Captive Power Plants May Face The Heat In Election Year

Captive Power Plants May Face The Heat In Election Year

The captive power plants are sweating ahead of the summer which coincides with the general election. The Central Electricity Authority had forecast the energy requirement to grow 6.5 percent to 1,337 billion units in the ongoing financial year after a jump of 6 percent in 2017-18.

Coal ministry primes power plants for summer demand

Coal ministry primes power plants for summer demand

Coal inventory at power stations rose to 16 days operation and the number of plants with precarious inventory dropped 82% to just five on February 27 from 29 on October 31 last year, a move that will make ample power available to meet rising summer demand.

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